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Ib diploma

  1. 1. The way to success… O. Тiurina, J. Mironova, T. Oglezneva, D. Jurina, A. Patrusheva, M. Ivanova, N. Akulova.
  2. 2. Organization: What is the IB mission and legal status? Mission Core values to develop inquiring, Motivated by a mission knowledgeable and Partnerships caring young people Quality who help to create a better and more Participation peaceful world through International mindedness intercultural understanding and respect. Legal status The IB is a non-profit making Swiss Foundation registered in 1968. The activities of the organization are determined by an Act of Foundation approved by the Swiss authorities.Page 2
  3. 3. Programmes : What is the Learner Profile? IB learners strive to be: Inquirers Knowledgeable Thinkers Communicators Principled Open-minded Caring Risk-takers Balanced ReflectivePage 3
  4. 4. Diploma Ages 16 - 19 Student Professional School Curriculum assessment development evaluationPage 4
  5. 5. Students study concurrently:  three subjects at higher level (240 hours each).  three subjects at standard level (150 hours each).  all three parts of the core. The IB Learner Profile and the core are central to the philosophy of the Diploma Programme.Page 5
  6. 6. Based on student and teacher interest, course offerings include: GROUP 1 GROUP 2 GROUP 3 HL English A1 SL/HL Language B HL History of Americas (Spanish, French) SL Psychology SL Environmental Systems GROUP 4 GROUP 5 GROUP 6 SL Biology SL Mathematics HL Visual ArtsSL Environmental Systems HL Film
  7. 7. The extended essay: limit of 4,000 words investigate a topic of individual interest independent research and writing skills  must include “…techniques appropriate to the discipline”  students select topic and work with volunteer instructors in topic area
  8. 8. The interdisciplinary TOK course: designed to provide coherence by:  exploring the nature of knowledge across disciplines  encouraging an appreciation of other cultural perspectivesPart I – focus on limitations of humans as knowers – perceptions, emotions,languages, reasonPart II – development of skills to evaluate knowledge claims in the variousdisciplines.
  9. 9. Participation in the school’s CAS program: to be involved in artistic pursuits, sports and community service work awareness and appreciation of life  the hours are designed to be on-going; spanning the duration of the Diploma program
  10. 10.  The diploma is graded over 45 Includes both final points giving ample scope to examinations and internal differentiate student ability assessment  Marks awarded for each course All 4,000 examiners are ‘quality range from 1 (lowest) to 7 (highest). checked’  Diploma is awarded to students who The IB undertakes random gain at least 24 points. inspections of schools during exams.  The overall diploma pass rate is broadly consistent year on year Results are published on 5 July for May session and 5 January for the  Diploma Programme assessment – November session. principles and practice – available on www.ibo.org Page 10
  11. 11. Individual pieces of work produced as part of a course of study. oral exercises in language subjects projects student portfolios class presentations practical laboratory work mathematical investigations artistic performances
  12. 12. Some assessment tasks marked externally by examiners. world literature assignments for language A1 written assignments for language A2 essays for theory of knowledge and extended essays.
  13. 13.  Externally marked examinations form the greatest share of the assessment for most subjects. The grading system is criterion-based
  14. 14. The IB works closely with universities in all regions of the world togain recognition for the IB diploma: Direct online access for university admissions officers and government officials to syllabuses and recent examination papers A database of university admission policies on www.ibo.org Recognition in over 100 countries Recognition by over 2,000 universities Some universities offer scholarships and advanced placement for IB students Page 14
  15. 15.  Universities consider the IB Diploma to be one of the most demanding secondary school curricula, offering ideal preparation for post-secondary studies. A students participation in IB courses is, therefore, a very important consideration in admission decisions. It is to a students distinct advantage to have completed IB courses, but especially so if the student is completing the IB Diploma. - CURT (College & University Task Force), July, 2009
  16. 16.  Admissions assumptions: What do universities assume about the IB graduate?  Accepts challenges  Strong academic foundation  Consistency  Excellent research & writing skills  Excellent critical thinking skills  Strong oral presentation skills  Community engagement  Mature & responsible
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  18. 18.  “Through high quality education we create a better world.”  Idealistic, peace promoting  Culturally aware  Quality, standards  University recognition & challenge  “International and Baccalaureate complementing opposites that make the IB.”Page 18

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